Sacred Arts Tour

Closing Ceremony

Marshall J. Gardner Center For The Arts

Join in the closing ceremony which starts at the Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts and ends at Lake Michigan. The monks pray and chant, and then sweep up the sand mandala they’ve spent 5 days creating and then proceed to the beach just to the west of the concession stand at Marquette Park to release it into Lake Michigan. This is a very interesting experience you won’t want to miss!

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The monks from the Drepung Gomang monestary are returning to Miller Beach for the 4th year. Events will be taking place all week.

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October 24th28th

Regular hours

Sacred Arts Tour Itinerary

Opening Ceremony
Tuesday, Oct. 24th
1 – 2 pm
World Peace
Wednesday, Oct. 25th
10 am – 4 pm
Butter Sculpture Workshop
Thursday, Oct. 26th
1 – 3 pm
Drumming Circle and Peace Puja at the Aquatorium!
Friday, Oct. 27th
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Mani Stone Painting Workshop
Saturday, Oct. 28th
10 am – 12 pm
Closing Ceremony
Saturday, Oct. 28th
1:30 – 2:30 pm
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“Closing Ceremony” is part of the larger “Sacred Arts Tour” event, and part of our Drepung Gomang series.

Upcoming events

December

2nd
COMMUNITY SHOW “Random Acts of Creativity” Neighbors and friends revealed as artists!
11th
ARTIST TALK — Community Show 2022 Random Acts of Creativity
18th
Book Signing & Reading — Meg Demakas – “Maggies Not So Big Move” A great event for kids during the Holiday Season
22nd
Holiday Movie Night! — ELF Join us for a modern-day movie classic
30th
ALL IN JEST TRIVIA — Game 4 The fun continues.....

January

7th
Community Vision Board Event — Free and Open to the Public Join us to make your own personal vision board and contribute to our Community Vision Board for 2023
View past events

Miller Beach Arts & Creative District

Mailing address:

P.O. Box 2405, Gary, IN 46403
219-885-9114
MBACDarts@gmail.com

Gallery Location:

Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts
540 S. Lake Street, Gary, IN 46403
Open Friday and Saturday, 6—8pm, and Sunday 2—4. Find us on , , and Instagram.